No vote of confidence for Mets coaches

Updated: July 25, 2010, 9:56 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

LOS ANGELES -- New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya declared manager Jerry Manuel's job safe at the start of a four-game series at Dodger Stadium.

Minaya would offer no such assurances for hitting coach Howard Johnson and the rest of Manuel's staff Sunday, after the Mets failed to score during the final 16 innings of the trip and were blanked 1-0 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Asked specifically if the entire staff would be in their current roles when the Mets return ...

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